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  • Lack of options force Mumbai to bank on Aditya Tare

    Desperate times calls for desperate measures. That appears to be Mumbai cricket's mantra nowadays if one considers wicketkeeper Aditya Tare's elevation as its captain. And that is latest twist in the tale of a team that's going down.

    Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 5:30am
  • World Cup: Former cricketers reveal why India never lost to Pakistan

    The Men in Blue have never lost to their arch-rivals at the World Cup. Taus Rizvi explores the hows and whys

    Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 6:55am
  • Yuvraj Singh's absence will hurt India: Dilip Vengsarkar

    Part of the 1983 World Cup-winning team, Dilip Vengsarkar knows a thing or two about pressures while going into the tournament as defending champions. The former India captain tells Taus Rizvi that current Indian team has right combination and should be able to win the mega event again

    Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 7:40am
  • The First Timers

    India will have 11 World Cup debutants but they are experienced enough to tackle the pressures

    Tuesday, 20 January 2015 - 6:50am
  • Jack of all Trades

    On June 18, 1983 World Cup, when India nine for four and 17 for five, it was captain Kapil Dev's heroics with the bat that saved them from an embarrassing collapse. His 138-ball 175 not out comprising 16 fours and six sixes helped them reach a winning total of 266/8, which they defended it, but...

    Monday, 19 January 2015 - 7:15am
  • Afghanistan will play in World Cup even after ravaged by armed conflict

    Cricket in Afghanistan and Afghanistan in a cricket World Cup is something not many imagined given the turbulence the war-torn nation has endured in the last few decades. For a team that became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) only in 2001, graduating to be a part...

    Friday, 16 January 2015 - 6:25am
  • That spinning feeling

    Indian squad for the forthcoming tri-series and WC has three spinners and it remains to be seen what their role will be Down Under, where pacers call the shots

    Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 7:00am
  • All-round question mark

    There is immense pressure on Stuart Binny to make it count at the World Cup

    Wednesday, 14 January 2015 - 6:10am
  • India will look to change fortunes in Australian ODI series

    As white flannels make way for blue jerseys, Team India will be yearning to make amends in the limited-overs leg of the tour starting this week

    Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 7:35am
  • Spinning out of control

    While BCCI has opted for seamer-friendly tracks at home to help bowlers and batsmen get used to foreign conditions, the move has inadvertently resulted in diminishing its strength — art of spin bowling

    Friday, 9 January 2015 - 7:20am